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User's Guide to Madison Hip-Hop: A.D.
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A.D. is an emcee in The Crest, a Madison hip-hop institution that has been on the scene for well over a decade. Since forming in 1997, the group has released 13 albums, with a new release titled Cheerful Robots on the way. Over the last several years, the group has won a pair of Madison Area Music Awards, while its beats were featured in the video game NBA 2K7.


Artists I emulate: Andre 3000.

Performance style: Rowdy debauchery, civilized chaos.

Venues we play: High Noon Saloon, Memorial Union, The Annex, Great Dane, The Big 10, Willow Island, The Inferno.

Crowds: Dancing like pirates; you can sit down at home.

Artist philosophy: Tell your own story. That is the only thing that makes you relevant.

What makes me unique: My opinions, my city, my job, my family, my friends.

Best DJ/hip-hop act today: Jem-P.

Upcoming shows for AD include:


This is part of a series highlighting Madison's hip-hop emcees and DJs. If there is someone you want us to profile, please contact us.

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